Animal Breeding / East Africa / Genetics / Indigenous Breeds / Kenya / Uganda

Equitable as well as smart livestock breeding should marry local and scientific expertise

‘Genetic alteration on indigenous livestock breeds aimed at improving their productivity must incorporate pastoralists and small holder farmers at all levels. ‘The concern was raised by experts in the livestock sector who fear that unregulated cross breeding poses a formidable threat to the survival of local breeds and their habitat. ‘At the same time, custodians … Continue reading